histotoxic anoxia


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his·to·tox·ic an·ox·i·a

poisoning of the respiratory enzyme systems of the tissues, as in the inhibition of cytochrome oxidase by cyanides; because of the inability of tissue cells to use oxygen, its tension in arterial and capillary blood is usually greater than normal.

his·to·tox·ic a·nox·i·a

(his'tō-tok'sik ă-nok'sē-ă)
Poisoning of the respiratory enzyme systems of the tissues, as in the inhibition of cytochrome oxidase by cyanides; owing to the inability of tissue cells to use oxygen, its tension in arterial and capillary blood is usually greater than normal.

anoxia

absence of oxygen in the tissues; often used interchangeably with hypoxia to mean a reduction of oxygen in body tissues below physiological levels. The condition is accompanied by deep respirations, cyanosis, increased pulse rate and impairment of coordination.

anemic anoxia
reduction of oxygen in body tissues because of diminished oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.
anoxic anoxia
reduction of oxygen in body tissues due to interference with the oxygen supply.
histotoxic anoxia
condition resulting from diminished ability of cells to utilize available oxygen.
stagnant anoxia
condition due to interference with the flow of blood and its transport of oxygen.